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Angel Tree project

        Christmas help for residents of the Woodmore School District is available through the Salvation Army Angel Tree project.

        Applications are available at local libraries and utility offices until Nov 15.

Voting equipment test

        The Ottawa County Board of Elections will conduct a public test of voting equipment Friday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. The test will be held at the Board of Elections Office, located at 8444 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor, in the Veterans Memorial Building.

        Call 419-898-3071 for more details.

Singer Logan Wells

Live in the House

        Singer Logan Wells will present, “Great Women of Country Music” Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Pemberville Opera House, 115 Main St.

        The concert is presented as part of the ongoing Live In the House Concert Series.

        The show tells the story of country music’s “First Ladies” and how they broke down the barriers that made their way onto the stages and into the hearts of country music lovers. Through narrative and song and a special video presentation, audiences will hear the stories and songs of Patsy Montana, Kitty Wells, Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, Brenda Lee and more, including today’s female country vocalists.

        Tickets are $12 and are available at the door or in advance at Beeker’s General Store, 226 E. Front St., Pemberville; by calling Carol at 419-287-4848. Visit www.pembervilleoperahouse.org for more details.

Women’s Connection

        All area women are invited to attend the “Creating Beauty With Glass” luncheon and program sponsored by the Toledo East Women’s Connection on Thursday, Nov. 8 at Bayside, 2759 Seaman St., Oregon.

        Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the noon program. Gary Rhiel, from Elmore, will have glassware on display and share glassblowing history and techniques.

        Joyce Hensley will entertain with accordion music. Lucille Benac VanAiken, from Hillsdale, Michigan, will speak on “From Bondage to Freedom.”

        The price is $12.50 for the lunch and program. For reservations, call Dorothy at 419-691-9611 or Marilyn at 419-666-1633 by Sunday, Nov. 4.

Terra concert series

        The Terra State Music Department has announced its upcoming fall concert series. which will highlight the talents of the college’s music groups and ensembles.

        The series will begin Sunday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. with “Musical Colors of Autumn” featuring the Chamber Strings Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra.

        On Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m., the Terra Brass Choir, Jazz Band and Symphonic Band will present “A Salute to our Veterans.”

        The annual Holiday Concert will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. with the Terra Choral Society, Symphony Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble performing. All performances will take place in the Student Activities Center on Terra State’s Fremont campus.

        The series will wrap up Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. as the Terra Choral Society performs with the Toledo Choral Society and Toledo Symphony in the presentation of Handel’s Messiah at the Rosary Cathedral. Tickets for this performance are available at toledosymphony.com or by calling 419-246-8000.

        There is no cost to attend the concerts.

 

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